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WATCH: 10-Year-Old Scientist Creates His Own Periodic Table

HuffPost Live | Posted 03.17.2014 | Parents

This clip is part of HuffPost Live's "Tell Me Why" series, featuring young enthusiasts discussing the subjects they're passionate about -- from horror...

Albert Einstein: A Radical Voice Sorely Missed; He'd Be 135 Today

Peter Dreier | Posted 05.14.2014 | Politics
Peter Dreier

Albert Einstein was a reluctant celebrity, but he recognized that he could use his fame to promote causes to make the world more humane and democratic. Today -- when both science and democracy are under attack by right-wing forces -- Einstein's voice as both a scientist and citizen are sorely missed.

In Praise of Unsung Heroes in Science

Larry Bock | Posted 07.16.2013 | Impact
Larry Bock

While the average American young person will likely have no trouble detailing the latest antics of such stars as Ashton Kutcher, Lindsay Lohan, or Kanye & Kim, most, sadly, would be hard-pressed to tell you who the following trailblazers in science were.

CUTE: Scientist Explains Wings To A Four Year-Old

live.huffingtonpost.com | Posted 05.11.2013 | Science

Experts may have all the answers; but, let's face it, kids have all the best questions. Today, 7-yr-old Edden wonders birds and their different types ...

Free Your Mind (And Your Body Will Follow)

Andrew Z. Cohen | Posted 06.19.2013 | Weird News
Andrew Z. Cohen

In this short interchange, he explains how and why a liberated relationship with the mind can be the door to our own infinite potential

Do You Know Your Drinking Water?

The Nature Conservancy in California | Posted 12.22.2012 | Green
The Nature Conservancy in California

Stand at your kitchen sink and fill up a glass of water from the tap. Can you guess where that water comes from? Or how far it traveled to get to your tap? What about how adequately -- or not -- the land at the source is protected?

The Woman Who Conducted The World's First Sex Survey

Stanford Magazine | Posted 07.13.2012 | Women

In 1973, historian Carl Degler was combing the University archives, gathering research for a book on the history of the family. Sifting through the pa...

30 Biologists And Chemists Who Tweet

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Searles | Posted 06.26.2012 | Science

Life on this planet is incredibly complex, but many biologists and chemists out there help us make sense of it--on Twitter. From live-tweeting big ...

It's Elementary

Malcolm Kushner | Posted 02.04.2012 | Weird News
Malcolm Kushner

As anyone who ever took grade-school chemistry knows, elements are the building blocks of the universe. Do you really want to be built out of livermorium or flerovium? I didn't think so.

Life at the SETI Institute: Mars Detective -- Investigating the Red Planet for ancient life

SETI Institute | Posted 11.26.2011 | Technology
SETI Institute

By Dr. Richard Quinn; Carl Sagan Center for the Study of Life in the Universe, SETI Institute, and Gail Jacobs ...

Israeli Scientists Warn: Arabic Is "Hard for the Brain"

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Shirin Sadeghi

BBC News Online's Health division decided this week to cover an obscure article in an obscure academic journal which covers the important subject of the Arabic versus Hebrew language.

What's Dirt Got to Do With It? Interview With a Soil Scientist!

Annie Spiegelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Annie Spiegelman

Today the Dirt Dude, Stephen Andrews, soil scientist and Professor of Environmental Earth Science at UC Berkeley. is going to answer questions on the foundation of your garden's soil.

Biotech Propaganda Cooks Dangers out of GM Potatoes

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeffrey Smith

Don't worry your little heads over the gene-spliced foods on your plates. Just trust companies like Monsanto when they tell you their genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are perfectly safe.

Anniversary of a Whistleblowing Hero

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeffrey Smith

http://www.responsibletechnology.org/blog/76 Part 1 (Click here for Part 2 ») Twelve years ago, a 150-second TV broadcast changed our world; e...

Life at the SETI Institute: Meet Franck Marchis

SETI Institute | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
SETI Institute

Franck Marchis joined the SETI Institute as a Principal Investigator or lead scientist in 2007. He is also an assistant research Astronomer at the University of California Berkeley.

The Texas Drought, The Florida Chill -- Climate Change?

Joseph B. Treaster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Joseph B. Treaster

Widespread confusion over short-term fluctuations in temperature and long-term trends is causing concern among the majority of scientists who are convinced that climate change is happening.

Precedent George Bush

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Bush's term in office will be remembered for the precedents it set, particularly in relation to the presidential power, and the separation of powers between the three branches of U.S. government.